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Review of statistical methods for analysing healthcare resources and costs.

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We review statistical methods for analysing healthcare resource use and costs, their ability to address skewness, excess zeros, multimodality and heavy right tails, and their ease for general use. We aim to provide guidance on analysing resource use and costs focusing on randomised trials, although methods often have wider applicability. Twelve broad categories of methods were identified: (I) methods based on the normal distribution, (II) methods following transformation of data, (III) single...

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Publisher copy:
10.1002/hec.1653
Journal:
Health economics More from this journal
Volume:
20
Issue:
8
Pages:
897-916
Publication date:
2011-08-01
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EISSN:
1099-1050
ISSN:
1057-9230
Language:
English
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pubs:163593
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uuid:69327e2b-1498-49f9-9264-8904a34bb106
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pubs:163593
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163593
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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